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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A richly malty ale, with clear characteristics of dark chocolate and black malt, and hints of black licorice, ale fruitiness, and molasses in the finish.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1387) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Draft at Khyber Pass. Very dark ruby pour with a foamy tan head. Coffee alcohol off the top. Chocolate nibs. Cigarette ash. Kerosene charcoal. Asphalt. Burnt toast. Black stout notes. Medium body. Feels midway between an Imperial Stout and a Porter so the fact that this is being billed as a Porter is refreshingly underselling it. Nice dark roasted malts. Touch of red fruit. Largest fault I find in it is that it tastes unnecessarily larger than the 7% ABV.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hollywoodt (239) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle. Poured a dark brown with minimal brownish head. Aroma was burnt malt with perhaps a touch of chocolate. Flavor included a little bit of hops and was just slightly bitter. Pretty good overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluejacket74 (1204) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about a half inch tan head. Head retention and lacing are both decent enough. Aroma is nice and sweet, the brew smells like roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and a bit of dark fruit. It tastes like roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, coffee, and some licorice. The aroma is sweet, but the bitter roastiness really shows up in the taste of this brew. Mouthfeel/body is medium, itís a bit creamy and has moderate carbonation. I think this is a good brew, Iíd definitely like to try it again sometime.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (5022) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2013
12oz bottle. Dark brown color. good thin brown head. Some decent lace. Good bitter chocolatey flavor. Light toasted malts, hints of dark fruit. Medium / bigger body, with a good chewiness to the texture. Light, crisp carbonation. Good bittersweet taste. One of the worst labels Iíve ever seen, but the porter inside is solid, as Iíve come to expect from Dark Horse.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mwbrady12 (469) - Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Mild aroma and dark pour with a malt and coffee taste and minimal mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3646) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 2, 2013
12 ounce. Nice creamy pour. Slight bitter chocolate in taste. Slightly sweet and sticky. Decent body. My bottle, though, says 7% and not the 6 listed here.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1085) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 1, 2013
12oz bottle pours dark brown with off white head. lacing is minimal on the glass. the aroma is of chocolate and dark malts. not overly roasted. flavor is a mix of chocolate and some coffee notes...almost hints of black licorice in the end...very good porter...much better than i thought it would be.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1259) - Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Big roasted aroma to start this off, with hints of chocolate. Pours an opaque black with just a ring of light brown head. Smooth roasted flavor, with chocolate being the predominant flavor. Light bodied, and easy to drink. If you like porters, this is one to try.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Markm2151 (280) - toledo, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Chocolate, coffee, nutty malt aroma. Very little hop aroma. Medium body. Malt forward, well balanced. Chocolate and cherry on palate.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophaze (166) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours black. Has aroma of chocolate and licorice. Does not taste heavy. Can taste slight hops on back end but balanced. ----Hophaze out


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